Creation of SOGECLAIR to continue the development of the companies founded in 1962

diversification into engineering, consulting and multimedia.

reinforcement of competences and refocusing on hightechnology; expansion of customer porfolio.

launch of SOGECLAIR on the Paris Stock Market (secondary market).

takeover of OKTAL SAS, specialising in simulation and virtual reality.

  • launch in Spain (foundation) and in Germany (acquisition) in the aerospace engineering domain.
  • founding of ADM in France with MECACHROME (SOGECLAIR owns 35%).

launch in UK (foundation).

founding of S2E with IGE+XAO Consulting.

founding of SERA ingénierie (engineering of special vehicles).

founding of AviaComp (design, manufacturing and assembly of complex thermoplastics sub-units).

  • launch in Tunisia (foundation).
  • buyout of minority stake in Germany.

founding of CHECKEARO BV.

organisation in 3 stratigic divisions :

  • aerospace : Consulting, engineering and equipments for aerostructure sub-assembly.
  • vehicles : Engineering and integration special, light, industrial and military vehicles.
  • simulation : Simulators for research and training, software engineering for simulation (environment, atmosphere, thermal, and electromagnetism).

founding of SOGECLAIR aerospace Inc. in Canada.

  • acquisition of 80% of MSB group in Canada and the USA.
  • closure of CHECKAERO BV.

buyout of minority in AviaComp.

  • foundation in USA (aeronautics engineering and manufacturing).
  • founding of AVSIMULATION (Automobile sector) and acquisition by RENAULT of 35% stake in the company.
  • foundation in Morocco.
  • launch in Asia-Pacific (acquisition of SYDAC in Australia, India and United Kingdom) and in USA (foundation).
  • partial buyback of minority interests of MSB Design Inc. and complete buyback of Ressources Global Aero Inc.
  • Founding of Printsky with AddUp (Fivees + Michelin)
  • Entry of Key's into the capital.
  • Entry of Dassault Systèmes into the capital of A.V.Simulation
  • One Sogeclair" strategic plan.
  • Entry of Utac-Ceram into the capital of A.V.Simulation.
  • One Sogeclair" implementation.
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